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a mystery for 23 years. >> very interesting. fbi agents say they know who stole the paintings, but they are more interested in getting the artwork back. sean kelly has the latest from boston. ♪ >> reporter: their place on the dutch room wall is still hanging, a 23-year-old reminder of the most significant art heist in history. for the first time the fbi says they know who cut the paintings out and stole a total of half a billion dollars worth of artwork from the isabella stuart museum. >> they developed crucial pieces that confirmed the identity of those who entered the museum and others associated with the theft who belong to a criminal organization. >> reporter: fbi boston's special agent in charge refused to give names adding to the mystery, he wouldn't say if they're dead or alive. >> i'm not convinced. >> reporter: journalist steven kurkjian has invested for almost two decades. >> not on the cusp they're still on the trail. >> reporter: still your favorite mystery? >> it's boston's last best secret. >> reporter: whoever stole the rembrandts, vermeer may have gotten away
of the most famous art heists ever. the fbi saying they think they know who took the paintings in march 1990. brian ross has been tracking the twists and turns in this story since then. and he joins us now. it looks like your long search is finally over. >> getting closer. this has been a 23-year-long game of cat and mouse between the fbi and a long-suspected gang of boston art thieves with ties to local mobsters. this morning, the fbi says there's new hope they're getting closer to cracking the case. the theft was timed to the busiest day of the year for boston police, st. patrick's day. just after 1:00 in the morning with the party still going on downtown, two thieves dressed as police talked their way into the side entrance of the tiny gardner museum of art. in just 81 minutes they had perhaps the largest haul of stolen art in this country ever. there were no alarms and they methodically cut the selected paintings out of their frames. three rembrandts including his only known seascape, the storm on the sea of galile rks. and this masterpiece, lady and gentleman in black. one of only 31 wo
in somalia. the 31-year-old, a former san diego resident, and 28-year-old from alabama are now on the f.b.i.'s most wanted terrorist list. the two men are members of the terror organization affiliated with al qaeda. one has commanded foreign fighters in somalia. the other gentleman has helped the organization recruit english-speaking young people. >> south korea has a chinese internet address was the source of a large cyber attack. hackers hit the servers of banks and broadcasting companies yesterday morning. we were telling you about that but investigators think the chinese computers were used to hide the true source of the attack with suspicion on north korea which has made throats again the south in recent days. >> from the harlem shake to clips of cute kittens, the huge milestone youtube has just hit thanks to many of you. >> incredible discovery at the bottom of the atlantic thanks to the c.e.o. of a major internet company. amazon's top dog is helping recover some amazing >> the manhunt is on for a serial bank robber in the north bay. look at this surveillance video, the f.b.i. has joined
. >> the fbi launching a campaign recovering art from one of the biggest heights in -- heists in the last 25 years. masterpieces valued at $500 million were stolen from a boston museum 23 years ago yesterday. the fbi says it know who's the thieves are but doesn't know where the art is. agents hope this campaign from the museum will lead to the return of the art work. fbi won't identify the thieves but says there are members of an organized crime group and can't be arrested now because the statute of limitations has run out. >> 10 years ago today the u.s. began invasion of iraq. >> 4400 americans died in fighting and hundreds of billions spent in the cost of caring for veterans will continue to rise. >> mark matthews is here with a look back. >> the bay area was on front lines of the antiwar and the front line, for the invasion. >> if there are three months leading up to the war, hundreds of thousands marched to protest the war. >> lots of rocks and bricks thrown. >> on the day u.s. began bombing bagged dad, they were embedded with a company from california. >> very little time and discussing
as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at 11:00, the search is on for a fresno mother who abandoned her three-month-old baby as a walmart store. the mother left the baby with a security guard and just left. workers called police who took the child into custody. investigators say the woman was acting erratically when she handed the baby to the guard. good news is the infant is healthy and apparently doing well. >>> tonight a pa9d-year-old preschool teacher accused of trying to drug toddler needed her care is facing criminal charges. prosecutors filed misdemeanor counts of attempted child endangerment and assault against her. a fellow teacher at morgan hill she saw her putting a sleep aid into sippy cups earlier this month. she supervised children one and
.a.'s office as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at 11:00, the search is on for a fresno mother who abandoned her three-month-old baby as a walmart store. the mother left the baby with a security guard and just left. workers called police who took the child into custody. investigators say the woman was acting erratically when she handed the baby to the guard. good news is the infant is healthy and apparently doing well. >>> tonight a pa9d-year-old preschool teacher accused of trying to drug toddler needed her care is facing criminal charges. prosecutors filed misdemeanor counts of attempted child endangerment and assault against her. a fellow teacher at morgan hill she saw her putting a sleep aid into sippy cups earlier this month. she supervised childr
. >> congressgabby giffords was not only shot with one, he still carries one. >> and it's standard issue of the fbi and around 65% of american cops. what colt and remmington were to america's wild west, glock is to this country's violent present. and that's amazing since it's only around 30 years old and comes from europe. but its rise is a stark lesson in just how difficult any form of gun control could be going forward. it all begins in the 80s, in the suburbs of vienna when a guy named gaston glock decided to move from making knives and curtain rods to making guns for the austrian army. he had never made a pistol before, so he asked expert shooters what they wanted and came up with a game-changing design. but using mostly composite plastic instead of steal, glock created a weapon that's light and tough with a very easy trigger pull and no cumbersome thumb activated safety. it could shoot 17 bullets, almost three times more than the typical revolver as fast as you could pull the trigger. and glock made the brilliant decision to first offer them to police departments. just when the crack cocaine w
to rebuild it. several bands and standup comics will perform. >>> the fbi has joined the search for a bay area bank robber, wanted for two bank robberies this month, one at the chase tbharchg walnut creek and the other at the wells fargo. the thief has a trademark long sleeved collared shirt, described as a black man between 30 and 35 years old with a veriy beard and goatee. 5'10" to 6'0" tall with a medium build. along with the shirt he has worn dark gray dress pants and shoes. >>> another successful gun buyback in the bay area today, this time in santa clara county. cars gap lining up well before the 7:00 a.m. start time in no time at all more than 500 guns were turned in. many people told us it was time to get rid of guns. >> a rifle i had since i want a teenager, and just in the garage. >> there is any reason you wanted to get rid of it now? >> i don't knee it. >> i turned in my gun that i bought in 1975. never fired it. >> never fired it? >> never put bullets in it. >> the county handed out $77,000 today. >>> part of interstate 80 will close bus -- because of construction from 1:00 t
grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. >> new this morning, the f.b.i. says they crack add decade's old, $500 million art heist from a boston museum, 23 years ago yesterday, the largest property heist in u.s. history took place, two men posing as police officers made off with 13 pieces of precious art work from the likes of degas and vermeer. the statute of limitations has passed but the f.b.i. who knows who stole the art. they hope to find the painting with $5 million reward that stands. >> we have a first look at the most memorable dresses warn by princess diana before they were sold to the highest bidder, the collection of ten gowns will be auctioned off in london including the blue velvet gown worn to a 1985 state dinner at the white house where she danced it is designed to show her evolution from young newly wed to style maker with a look at the dresses at 7:00. and now her son's wife, kate, is the style maker. >> good news for basketball fans and turkey burger lovers. he is jane king with that and the up-scale athletic maker's reputation is wearing thin
$500 million in paintings. rembrandt, degas, vermeer. well, today, the fbi says they have tracked the crooks to a new england crime organization, but there is a catch. the statute of limitations has run out. so, the criminals can basically continue to crack open their bottles of champagne. >>> and who knew the queen of england loves to play a kind of trick on guests? we found out about it in a new documentary, listen. >> where you have hidden it this time? >> it's fairly easy to see, isn't it? >> they're always mystified when i say, it's perfectly all right, just speak. >> we have learned that the queen likes a hidden microphone stashed on the table. this time, in a flower arrangement. so, before a dinner at buckingham palace, if she gives a quick speech, she gets surprised looks from the guests as her voice suddenly booms through the room. a little royal mischief. the documentary, by the way, is called "our queen." >>> and now, to some spectacular northern exposure. primetime for the northern lights. putting on a show tonight. take a look at the pictures taken from the skies over
in the north bay. take a look at this picture of the sfekt you will. fbi has joined force was santa rosa and ron yark park police. he's dubbed the hoody bandit. he's believed to be connected to three robberies during first two weeks of february. >> the san francisco 49ers got a victory this fwheek a courtroom. a judge ruled that the nfl team is entitled the money as part of the stadium deal. it became a free-for-all. schools wanted it and so did the governor. the judge ruled the deal before it disappeared. when the 49ers and raiders and every other team takes a field next season, the game will be played differently. under pressure, the nl made a major change. wayne freedman is here to explain new rules. >> we have seen rule change that's z.now we have a level playing field at least figure tiffly. it's a rule for offensive players running the ball. >> this is what we love about football. for those in the wrong place at the wrong time, also a flirtation with concussions. today the nfl made it more difficult to layout an opponent by making it illegal for players to leave leed with the tops
sent to the district attorney and fbi to see if a law has indeed been broken if there are charges they would only be a misdemeanor. that would be enough for the council members to lose their jobs. we've post aid link to that full report on our web site. at city hall, nick smith abc 7 news. >> breaking news now in san jose. sky 7 is live over the scene. police searching for a suspect what ran from them. the man apparently jumped some
with emotion when asked about an officer wounded in the shootout. today, police announced the fbi's investigating whether ebel could be connected to the murder of a texas prosecutor, gunned down in january, roughly 100 miles away from the texas shootout. witnesses say assistant district attorney mark hasse was executed in broad daylight by two men dressed in black s.w.a.t. gear. white supremacists are suspected in that case, and police said tonight, given the proximity, they want to see if there could be any ties. and david, more breaking news. we just got court documents that say the shell casings from the texas shootout are the same brad and caliber as those found at the home of the colorado prison chief. >> pierre thomas, i know you'll be following this into the night. pierre, thank you. >>> now to that brazen attempt on board a us airways flight. a man posing as a pilot, walking right into the cockpit and taking a seat. abc's david kerley tonight on the co-pilot who smartly began asking questions. >> reporter: it was a us airways jetliner in philly that this man was able to sn
long. >>> for more we bring in former fbi special agent brad garrett. we heard for investigators the worst sort of case, a crime at this point without motive and without suspects. the murder of a top corrections official obviously very unusual but there's belief it could actually be related to a specific ruling that he made about a case just one week ago. at this point, brad, what are your thoughts here? >> well, i don't know if you can jump to that conclusion. in other words, mr. clements' position as director of the department of corrections could well have -- it may be a job-related homicide like your example, but just as relevant is the personal side of mr. clements. is this something that has to do with another aspect of his life, his family's life and so investigators are stuck, i believe, at this point at looking at this very large circle. did he know the person who arrived at his home that ultimately shot him? was that a prearranged meeting and hopefully the police have figured that out at this point. so there's a lot of moving parts to this case, but it doesn't appear to
heists ever finally been solved with the f.b.i. revealing after two decades, they know who pulled off the stunning robbery of 13 pieces of art work worth half a billion from the boston museum. we are breaking down all of the moves, the good ones, the bad ones, the ones that will remain nameless from the "dancing with the stars" premiere all coming up on "good morning america" and i don't know if you have a favorite, kristen and eric? did you watch? >> i always route for ali because i loved her in the olympics but we have a local girl and she is awesome on the disney channel. >> she is the frontrunner. >> thank you. >> eric, you are not a fan? >> i'm a fan of sleep, thank you very much. >> you will catch up today on tivo. >> a new report shows americans are more connected to their devices than ever before and are now more than half a billion internet connected devices including tv's and computers with the average home having six devices and the fastest growth is in the tablet market with a surge expected in smaller tablets and half the tablets were below 8" in screen size. consumes say
to the state, the d.a., and the f.b.i. to determine if any laws have been broken. >> president obama is wrapping up his visit to israel by paying respects to heroes of the percent state and victims of the holocaust and visiting the birthplace of jesus and he will travel to jordan to meet with a top ally in the region. we are joined live from washington, dc with more from our reporter there. >> good morning, kristen. a busy and historic three days if president obama in the middle east. today he holds final meetings with the israelis and palestinians. >> on the final day in israel, president obama paid tribute to the history of the jewish people laying wreaths at the graves of israeli cultural icons and remembers victims of the holocaust on a tour of a memorial in israel. >> they were men and women and children, so many children, sent to their deaths because of who they were, how they prayed or who they loved. >> the trip has been rich with symbolism. he reaffirmed the united states alliance in a send off toast with israeli leaders. in a speech to israeli college students the president
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